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GOP Senate leader irate that Dem’s filibuster human trafficking bill

GOP Senate leader irate that Dem’s filibuster human trafficking bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding Senate Democrats’ filibuster of a bill intended to stop human trafficking:…

Mason City expense report, March 3, 2015

Mason City expense report, March 3, 2015

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 3/12/2015 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ————– ABSOLUTE WASTE REMOVAL MAINTENANCE MATERIAL 72.32 ADVANCED SYSTEMSOFFICE SUPPLIES 470.92 AHLERS AND COONEY PC NEGOTIATIONS 5,201.65 APPLIED INDUSTRIAL…

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

Charles City man arrested for second offense drunk driving

CHARLES CITY – Police arrested a man early Sunday for second offense drunk driving Charles City. Charles City police executed a traffic stop at about 1:43 AM Sunday, March 15…

Three inmates injured in jailhouse brawl

Three inmates injured in jailhouse brawl

MASON CITY – Three inmates are facing charges after a jailhouse brawl Tuesday night. According to jailers at the Cerro Gordo Couty Law Enforcement Center, inmates Harold Victory Stinnett, Joseph…

Investigation proceeds into clandestine Penn State frat Facebook page

Investigation proceeds into clandestine Penn State frat Facebook page

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Frat boys at Penn State University allegedly created a Facebook page and posted photos of nude, unconscious women in sexually suggestive poses and have been caught…

Mason City woman pleads guilty to child endangerment

Mason City woman pleads guilty to child endangerment

MASON CITY – A woman who left her two children alone in a garage with a convicted sex offender and later was accused of beating up her own mom entered…

Killer of Mason City man sent to prison for quarter of century

Killer of Mason City man sent to prison for quarter of century

ST. PAUL – A Minnesota man was sentenced to 25 and a half years in prison for the shooting death of a former Mason City man. Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman,…

Kraft macaroni and cheese recalled

Kraft macaroni and cheese recalled

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner –…

Mason City man guilty of theft, marijuana possession

Mason City man guilty of theft, marijuana possession

MASON CITY – A Mason City man eluded a felony drug charge while pleading guilty to theft, drug possession and other crimes. North Iowa law enforcement arrested and charged 23-year-old…

Mason City man pleads guilty in theft case

Mason City man pleads guilty in theft case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man pleaded guilty in a theft case and is now serving a jail sentence. Brandon Wayne Hufstedler, age 29, was arrested on September 25,…

Iowa unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent

Iowa unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent

DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in January from 4.3 percent in December. The state’s jobless rate was 4.4 percent one year ago. The…